Updated October 8 at 5:08pm
Economic Indicators
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Consumer purchases adjusted for inflation rose in January, a sign the plunge in gasoline prices is helping boost the biggest part of the U.S. economy. more
Mayor Angel Taveras Monday signed into law the first full revision of the city’s zoning code in two decades, a series of changes to land use rules intended to streamline and improve local development. more
The Rhode Island Council for Elementary and Secondary Education last week unanimously endorsed the Council for Economic Education’s National Standards for Financial Literacy. more
The Rhode Island U.S. Attorney’s Office collected just over $3 million in criminal and civil actions in fiscal 2014, according to U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha. more
Companies added more workers than forecast in December, indicating the U.S. job market was sustaining strength as 2014 drew to a close, according to a private report based on payrolls. more
The benefits of the U.S. recovery that began more than five years ago are flowing downward. more
U.S. stock-index futures rose, signaling the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index will extend its biggest three-day rally since April, after earnings reports at companies including Apple Inc. and United Technologies Corp. more
Total general revenue again exceeded expectations for the first four months of the fiscal year, as well as for the month of October, according to information released by the state Department Revenue on Wednesday. more
Gasoline prices plunged again in Rhode Island and Massachusetts this past week due to falling oil prices, 11 cents and 10 cents, respectively, AAA Southern New England said on Monday. more
Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits rose more than forecast last week, representing a pause from a recent run of readings close to a 14-year low. more
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